Pacific University (Pacific)
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Pacific University can be found in Forest Grove, OR, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Over 3,700 students are enrolled at Pacific.
An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this college. Scores in the range of 990 (25th percentile) - 1210 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and within the range of 21 (25th percentile) - 27 (75th percentile) on the ACT is usually submitted among applicants admitted to Pacific. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Pacific average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.13 - 3.45. Pacific has an acceptance rate of around 86 percent with 18 percent of applicants deciding to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at pacificu.edu.
Overall Pacific Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013
The overall acceptance rate for Pacific University was reported as 86.2% in Fall 2013 with over 2,660 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.
Accepted Applicants Profile
- Pacific ACT Scores: 21 - 27
- Pacific Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.45
How Hard Is It to Get into Pacific University?
Applicant Selectivity: Medium
The applicant selectivity of Pacific is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.
Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2019 Projection
The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Pacific has been getting much higher in the past few years.
Acceptance Rate By Year
- 2009-2010: 78.4%
- 2010-2011: 45.6%
- 2011-2012: 75.1%
- 2012-2013: 84.6%
- 2013-2014: 86.2%
- Projected Pacific Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 78.5%
How Does Pacific Compare?
The acceptance rate for Pacific University is fifty-five percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.
Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates
|George Fox University||75.3%|
|University of Portland||66.8%|
|Pacific Northwest College of Art||64.7%|
|Lewis & Clark College||62.9%|
|Linfield College-McMinnville Campus||92.2%|
Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details
General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions
- High School GPA Scores are Required
- High School Class Rankings are Recommended
- School Records are Required
- College Prep Classes are Recommended
- Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
- Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
- TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required
Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)
Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Pacific (Fall 2013)
|English||0 - 0|
|Math||0 - 0|
|Composite Score||21 - 27|